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AIBU create a quiet corner.

(488 Posts)
glassortwo Fri 11-May-12 13:02:37

Its been a while since notso corner was in use, maybe now would be a good time.

Come on in........ I am just dusting things down and have the kettle on.

Notsogrand Fri 11-May-12 13:07:45

Great glass...I miss the corner.

I'll wash the wine glasses tea cups.

Butternut Fri 11-May-12 13:07:58

Grand idea, glass! When I saw this thread again I thought "Oh, how nice!"

Great timing. smile

jeni Fri 11-May-12 13:08:37

How pleasant!smile

glassortwo Fri 11-May-12 13:12:03

Liked you wine glass tea cup idea notso

Notsogrand Fri 11-May-12 13:14:23

I feel all my shoulders going down when I visit the corner. smile

Bags Fri 11-May-12 13:14:57

Tea! That's what I need. I wondered what was wrong. Oh! the kettle's on already. How nice. Hello everybody. smile

Notsogrand Fri 11-May-12 13:15:44

Hello Bags. Do you like green tea? I'm a recent convert.

Bags Fri 11-May-12 13:18:09

Happy to try it, notso, thank you. how refreshing!

Notsogrand Fri 11-May-12 13:20:03

They say it's full of good things smile

jeni Fri 11-May-12 13:21:45

And for me please, would anybody like some of the shortbread I have just made ( passing elegant solid diver platter with lace doily around)?

Bags Fri 11-May-12 13:27:30

ooh, yes please! Thanks, jeni.

jeni Fri 11-May-12 13:30:43

I use the recipe given me by a scots friend, along with her recipe for drop scones! Lovely! ( so long as they are only virtual.non fattening you know)

glassortwo Fri 11-May-12 13:40:33

I will have a green tea thanks notso I think I am coming around to the taste.

Butternut Fri 11-May-12 13:50:40

Anyone fancy my Lemon Balm tea - it is delicious! Pretty, too! jeni - Love shortbread......yummy. smile

Butternut Fri 11-May-12 13:52:01

I find this to be the perfect place to be at the moment - shoulders down definitely notso

Notsogrand Fri 11-May-12 13:56:37

Last weekend my daughter and I had dinner in China Town in London. We had jasmine tea from pretty little bowls. It was lovely.

Shoulders down and corners up Butter. smile

jeni Fri 11-May-12 14:18:06


Faye Fri 11-May-12 14:19:20

Oh the quiet corner is open again. I will just put some of my loose leaf green tea here on this very dusty shelf with my new tea pot. Once I got used to green tea I was hooked and now drink it all the time.

harrigran Fri 11-May-12 14:21:08

How nice, I am partial to gren tea and love white tea too brew

glassortwo Fri 11-May-12 14:32:38

I am now the proud owner of a powder blue aga from freecyle.... can you believe that wink it would warm the quiet corner a treat should I get it assembled.

jeni Fri 11-May-12 14:36:01

Oh lovely!

glammanana Fri 11-May-12 14:57:18

glass envy oh how I had the space for one in this apartment my cooker is integral I would love an aga so stylish and practical,have you used one before.

soop Fri 11-May-12 15:23:21

glass that's brill! When it's up and running we'll all congregate around it and sing songs, eat naughty cupcake, sup delicious wine and make a nuisance of ourselves. Is that a date? Great! wink grin

jeni Fri 11-May-12 15:24:44

You didn't give her much chance to say no, did you?